Project Manager

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  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

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    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Matthew Sellick

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Your experience as a Project Manager will have an immediate impact on my client, you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the defined Project with authority and responsibility from the Programme Manager to run the project on a day to day basis

Key Responsibilities:
* The project manager is responsible for leading and managing the project team with responsibility and authority from the Programme Manager or Sponsor on a day to day basis. Delivering the project to schedule, cost and quality.
* Interfacing between the project and functional business areas to achieve the overall Project deliverables.
* Demonstrate good communication and encouragement across functional business areas, for change.
* Effective co-ordination of the project and the inter dependencies into the overall Programme or as an independent small project, including resolution or mitigation of any risks and issues arising during the project. Supported by the Programme Management office.
* Ensuring delivery of contract life cycle relevant to accountable project.
* Managing and production of the required deliverables proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action to achieve quality and schedule within budget.
* Planning, designing and monitoring the project, preparing any project plans as required.
* Identifying and obtaining support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project.
* Managing the projects budget on behalf of the company, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the project progresses.
* Manage Authorisations & Profitability in line with level of accountability.
* Identify, capture and manage risks to the project, including the development of contingency plan, in accordance with company policy and process.
* Liaison with the programme management (if part of a programme) and related projects to ensure alignment and integration.
* Engagement with IPTs, Customers and vendors in line with level of accountability.
* Applying change control and configuration management processes.
* Liaise with project assurance representatives to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project.
* Conduct project reviews and highlighting actions / recommendations to appropriate business area, ensuring good communication links.
* Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to the appropriate level of management both internally and to the customer.
* Chair Internal Configuration Change Boards (CCB) and Configuration Implementation Boards (CIB) as required, supported by Configuration Management.

Experience required
* Project management approach to the specific requirements of the project, including good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects.
* Understand and apply business case and risk management processes.
* Establish good working relationships with the senior responsible owner of the project and where appropriate, Customer representatives.
* Build and sustain effective communications with other roles involved in the project.
* Direct, manage and motivate the project team.
* Develop and maintain an agreed project plan and detailed stage plans.
* Tailor expert knowledge to meet specific circumstances including strong knowledge of those key functional disciplines such as Engineering, Operations, CS&T and Procurement.
* Plan and manage deployment of physical and financial resources to meet project milestones.

Project Manager

Location - Yeovil

Contract Role

Keywords: Project Manager, Merlin, Wildcat, Avionics